Ray Athens, 77, passed away Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013. Funeral: 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Mount Olivet Chapel. Interment: Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Mount Olivet Funeral Home. Ray was born Sept. 18, 1936, in Fort Worth. Survivors: Wife of 42 years, Bea Athens; brother, Jay Athens; son, Rickey; daughters, Rhonda, Teresia and Teloa; grandchildren, Paul, Robby, Tionna, Travis and Rhiley; four great-grandchildren.